The FSUE Marka Publishing and Trading Centre supervised by the Federal Communications Agency presented catalogues for signs of postal payment and the “Philately” magazine 2012 yearly set in the Writing Contest Section of the “Bulgaria – Russia” International Philatelic Exhibition.
The “Bulgaria – Russia” International Philatelic Exhibition dedicated to the 120th Anniversary of the Bulgarian philatelic movement was held at the International Fair Hall in Plovdiv on 25-27 October 2013. The event brought together representatives from Bulgaria, Russia, Germany, Turkey, Greece, Poland and Armenia. About 80 exhibit items were displayed.
At the close of the Exhibition the following editions were awarded a big gold plated medal: “Stamp Envelopes, Post Packages, Confidential Announcement Letters, Postal Sheets of the Russian Empire, the Grand Duchy of Finland, the USSR, the Tuvan People's Republic and the Russian Federation 1845 – 2012” and “Postcards, Lettercards, Postal Order Forms of the Russian Empire, the Grand Duchy of Finland, RSFSR, USSR, Russian Federation 1871 – 2012”; and the catalogue “Postage Stamps of the Russian Empire 1857-1919, RSFSR 1918-1923, USSR 1923-1960”.
The “Philately” magazine was awarded a gold plated medal too.